I used to think that any man of mine had to live up to a list of my expectations. I was wrong. Love has no list.
—Rachel Gibson in Any Man of Mine
Love is the strangest, most illogical thing in the world.
—Jennifer E. Smith in The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
What are you supposed to do with all the love you have for somebody if that person is no longer there? What happens to all that leftover love? Do you suppress it? Do you ignore it? Are you supposed to give it to someone else?
—Maggie O'Farrell in After You'd Gone
Who needs a fairytale? In the end, I only want to be happy with a guy I love, and who loves me just as much. That's all I need.
—Cherrie Lynn in Rock Me
He was my escape, and sometimes that can feel an awful lot like love.
—Emily Giffin in Something Borrowed
Men aren't stupid, and you don't need a complicated set of rules to find a good one who loves you. Here's the only rule you need: if a man loves you, he will do anything he can to keep you around. Anything.
—Kim Gruenenfelder in A Total Waste of Makeup
The right kind of love is supposed to bring out the best in people. It adds to your life, fills in all those gaps you didn't even realize were there.
—Cambria Hebert in #Rev
He'd learned that when you love someone purely enough, all you wanted was for that person to be happy.
—Elin Hilderbrand in Summerland
You might not have been my first love, but you were the love that made all the other loves irrelevant.
—Rupi Kaur in Milk and Honey
Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
—Simone de Beauvoir
I think we love who we love and there's not a damn thing that can be done about it.
—Susan Donovan in He Loves Lucy
He was my crack. I could never get enough, and when I had him I was already thinking about when I could have him next.
—Tarryn Fisher in The Opportunist
Love is doing a kindness for someone else, not expecting to receive anything in return.
—Sylvain Reynard in Gabriel's Rapture